Tag Archive: Heinie Manush

Jul 20

This Date in Washington Senators History – Coveleski wins 12th in a row

July 20 1904 – Believing that his best years are behind him, Washington unloads P Al Orth to the Highlanders for pitchers Tom Hughes and Barney Wolfe. Smiling Al will return to form in New York by posting an 11-6 record this season and winning 27 in 1906. 1918 – Johnson goes all the way …

Continue reading »

May 07

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – Zimmerman’s Hit Streak reaches 25 games

May 7, 2009 Los Angeles, California at Dodger Stadium 24 year-old Ryan Zimmerman extended his hit streak to 25 games as the Nationals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-9. Zimmerman extended the streak in the top of the first inning when he singled to center-field. For the night Zimmerman went 2 for 5 and scored …

Continue reading »

Sep 21

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – Senators’ Clinch AL Pennant

September 21, 1933 The Washington Senators’ behind the pitching of Lefty Stewart beat the St. Louis Browns 2-1 to clinch the American League Pennant. The pennant was the first for the Senators since they won the 1925 American League Pennant. The play of the game came occurred with the Browns at bat in the top …

Continue reading »

Aug 09

Michael Morse is Very Close to Joining Prestigious List

Michael Morse‘s single in the top of the 3rd inning last night at Minute Maid Park in Houston extended his current hit streak to 17 games. During the 17 game hit streak Morse has gone 23 for 73 for a .315 batting average. If Morse is able to extend his current streak to 20 games …

Continue reading »

Feb 01

This Date in Washington Senators History

February 1 We start a new month by going “1 for 1″ with 1 birthday to report this February 1st… Senators Birthdays Carl Nettles Reynolds B Feb. 1, 1903 D May 29, 1978 Arriving on the major league scene with the Chicago White Sox in September of 1927, outfielder Carl Reynolds would play for 13 …

Continue reading »

Jun 23

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – 1917 and 1933

June 23, 1917 The Babe Gets Ejected After Walking Senators’ Morgan In the top of the first inning of the first game of a scheduled double-header between the Senators and the Red Sox, Babe Ruth gave up a four pitch walk to the Senators’ Ray Morgan. . Brick Owens did not waste any time throwing out …

Continue reading »

Sep 21

This Day in D.C. Baseball History – Heinie’s game saving catch

September 21, 1933 Heinie Manush saves the victory with a diving catch in the 9th inning as the Senators beat the St. Louis Browns 2-1 and clinched the American League Pennant. In a season where the Yankees were picked to win the AL pennant, the surprising Senators clinched the pennant with over a week left …

Continue reading »